Saturday, August 24, 2013

Truth by Aleatha Romig: Review and Giveaway!!


Claire Nichols endured the CONSEQUENCES of Anthony Rawlings’ vendetta. When she first arrived to his home, her goal was survival. Through strength and compartmentalization Claire captivated her captor. Her resilience in the face of his rule threatened Anthony’s well developed plan. Domination became desire and power turned to love. Their passion and adoration in a world of opulence appeared perfect. Yet, reality was a roller coaster of emotion. Claire’s world teetered on the edge of sanity as Antony monitored her every move. When given the opportunity to flee, Claire drove away. A fateful decision which set a well laid plan into motion. However, unbeknownst to either of them, there were others who saw past the perfect facade of Anthony Rawlings. There were others who saw the TRUTH. Conspiracy and unfulfilled promises result in an early prison release for Claire. Not just a release – a pardon. According to the law, her crime never happened! Will it be that easy? Faced with freedom from her past... can Claire seize it? Can she build a new life, mend her broken spirit, become the woman she once was, and seek her own revenge? Or is it all a game? And does the game master have different plans? How does Sophia Burke fit into the puzzle that is Tony and Claire? Will her presence affect the future of this well esteemed man? Can he dominate twice? Is that his goal? TRUTH continues the tumultuous saga of CONSEQUENCES, introduces new players, and uncovers more intrigue. Aleatha Romig skillfully weaves past transgressions through current deception to create a fervent world of obsessed desire. In this reality can an all-consuming relationship survive? When buried sins are discovered they threaten not only Tony and Claire’s future -- but their very lives! Will the TRUTH be revealed in time?

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Steph's Review:
Aleatha Romig is a fucking brilliant, evil genius! I didn’t think it was possible for Consequences to be topped but Truth took my breath away.

Let’s just get it out here…I am Team Tony. I always have been. Yes, he is fucked up beyond all natural comprehension but I am very drawn to him. As a boy, he became a product of his environment. As a man, he became ruthless, maniacal and vengeful. It is all he knows. It is his way of life. Until Claire….
However, my feelings for Tony don’t diminish my love for Claire. She is so resilient. Her ability to morph into “whatever” she needed to be to survive in Consequences was astonishing. The damage Tony has inflicted on her didn’t break her…it only bent her. We see more of this NEW Claire in Truth.

Truth enters us right back into Tony and Clare’s world, where Consequences left off. Truth is filled with devious plots, twists and unexpected turns. New “game changing characters” are introduced to the scene. Not everything or everyone is as they appear. Appearances can be VERY deceiving. While I won’t reveal any spoilers, you will experience a monumental WTF moment. While dominating, controlling, egoistical Tony is struggling to be a better man… Claire gets her freedom, finds a new loyal and loving support system, and a new love interest. Harry. I know he is a good guy but I SO was not feeling him. He did nothing for me. He was toooo damn perfect. Meh, give me the sexy controlling alpha male with emotional distress and it makes my heart go pitter patter. Harry has NOTHING on my Tony!

Truth on a scale of 1 to 5 stars is a certified 10!

I am eagerly waiting for the release of Convicted. I am in NEED of more Tony and Claire.

Clare's Review:
GAAAHHHH!!!! THIS BOOK IS AN EVIL GENIUS!!!!!!!! I will never get it out of my head. Ever. It's just...AAAHHHH!!!!
I'm not sure I've ever read a book as twisted and surprising and manipulative as this one. I wanted to hate Tony so badly. SO. BADLY. Steph kept telling me: Team Tony! Team Tony. I thought she was batshit crazy for a while. But...I love him. So so much. AND IT'S SO WEIRD!!!!!!!!! It doesn't help that even though it's spelled differently, I was reading about a Claire. I lived this whole thing with her. I felt everything. So somehow I understood all the emotions and all of her reasoning. See. Manipulative. In the most phenomenal way possible.
You, clearly, need to read Consequences first. And that's not an easy read because it's damn serious, but fascinating. It's the whole prologue though and every detail is important. I have to say, I can read a novel in a couple of hours. This took me DAYS. Not in any sort of bad way, but I had to absorb everything and sort through my feelings on everything. Fascinating is a good way to describe this book. My mind is still reeling and I am not sure what can top this. I am, literally, dying for Convicted to come out.
Out of 5 stars, I give it a million bajillion.

About Aleatha:

Aleatha Romig is a bestselling author, who has been voted #1 "New Author to Read" on Goodreads July 2012 - Present! She was also #9 most followed author on Goodreads - July / August 3013.

Aleatha has lived most of her life in Indiana growing-up in Mishawaka, graduating from Indiana University, and currently living south of Indianapolis. Together with her high-school sweetheart and husband of twenty six years, they've raised three children. She works days as a dental hygienist but enjoys spending her nights writing. When not imagining mind-blowing twists and turns, she likes to spend time with her family and friends. Her pastimes include exercising, reading and creating heros/ anti-heros who haunt your dreams!

Aleatha enjoys traveling, especially when there is a beach involved. In 2011 she had the opportunity to visit Sydney, Australia to visit her daughter studying at the University of Wollongong. Her dream is to travel to places in her novels and around the world.

CONSEQUENCES, her first novel, was released August 2011 by Xlibris Publishing. October 2012 Ms. Romig rereleased CONSEQUENCES as an Indie author. TRUTH, the sequel, was released October 30, 2012 and CONVICTED, the final installment of the Consequences Series, is scheduled for release in October of 2013!

Where to creep on her:

Twitter: @AleathaRomig

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